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3608

3608

Emissions

Non-certified rating. Available for global non-regulated areas.

Reliable, Quiet and Durable Power

World-class manufacturing capability and processes coupled with proven core engine designs assure reliability, quiet operation, and many hours of productive life.

Fuel Efficiency

Fuel consumption optimized to match operating cycles of a wide range of equipment and applications while maintaining low operating costs.

Quality

Every Cat engine is manufactured to stringent quality standards in order to assure customer satisfaction.

World-class Product Support Offered Through Global Cat Dealer Network
  • Scheduled maintenance, including S•O•SSM sample
  • Customer Support Agreements (CSA)
  • Caterpillar Extended Service Coverage (ESC)
  • Superior dealer service network
  • Extended dealer service network through the Cat Industrial Service Distributor (ISD) program
3608 Standard Equipment
Air Inlet System
  • Aftercooler core, corrosion resistant coated (air side)
  • Air cleaner. Regular duty, dry, panel type with service indicators, turbocharger, jacket water aftercooled.
  • Turbocharger, rear mounted
  • Jacket water aftercooled
Control System
  • Governor, RH, 3161 with self contained synthetic oil sump
  • Air-fuel ratio control
  • Mechanical speed control, without torque control
  • Governor control
  • Positive locking
Cooling System
  • Thermostats and housing
  • Jacket water pump, centrifugal
Exhaust System
  • Exhaust manifold, dry
Flywheels and Flywheel Housing
  • SAE No. 00 flywheel
  • 183 flywheel teeth
  • SAE No. 00 flywheel housing
Fuel System
  • Fuel filter, with service indicators, cartridge type with RH service
  • Fuel transfer pump
Instrumentation
  • Instrument Panel, RH
  • Engine oil pressure gauge
  • Fuel pressure gauge
  • Oil filter differential gauge
  • Jacket water temperature gauge
  • Service meter, electric
  • Tachometer
Lube System
  • Crankcase breather, top mounted
  • Oil cooler
  • Oil filler
  • Oil dipstick
  • Oil pump
  • Oil filter, cartridge type with RH service
  • Shallow oil pan
Mounting System
  • Rails, mounting, engine length, 254 mm (10 in), industrial-type, C-channel.
Power Take Off
  • Accessory drive, upper RH
  • Front housing, single sided
Protection System
  • Junction box
  • Manual shutoff, RH
  • Safety shutoff protection, energized to shutdown
  • Low oil pressure, low idle 69 kPa (10 psi); high idle 207 kPa (30 psi)
  • Water temperature
  • Overspeed
  • 3161 governor solenoid energized to shutdown
Starting System
  • Starting switch
General
  • Vibration damper
  • Lifting eyes
  • Paint: Caterpillar yellow, with optional colors available at request
Overview

For your largest power needs in any environment, Cat® 3608 Industrial Diesel Engines offer the unsurpassed performance and durability your customers need to keep their industrial applications and operations running. They deliver high power output, proven reliability and excellent fuel efficiency. These engines maintain low operating costs to keep your customers profitable for years to come. Industries powered by 3608 engines include Construction, Forestry, General Industrial, Material Handling and Mining. These 3608 engines, with ratings: 2080-2460 bkW (2787-3300 bhp) @ 800-1000 rpm, are non-certified and are available for global non-regulated areas. The Cat® 3608 Industrial Diesel Engine is offered in ratings ranging from 2080-2460 bkW (2787-3300 bhp) @ 800-1000 rpm. These ratings are non-certified rating and are available for global non-regulated areas.

Power Rating
Minimum Power2080.0 bkW
Maximum Power2460.0 bkW
Rated Speed800-1000 rpm
Emission Standards
EmissionsNon-certified
General
Engine ConfigurationInline 8, 4-Stroke-Cycle Diesel
Bore280 mm (11 in)
Stroke300 mm (11.8 in)
Displacement147.8 L (9018 in³)
AspirationTurbocharged Aftercooled
Rotation (from flywheel end)Counterclockwise
Engine Dimensions (Approximate. Final dimensions dependent on selected options)
Length4828 mm (190 in)
Width1748 mm (69 in)
Height2626 mm (103 in)
Weight, Net Dry (Basic Operating Engine Without Optional Attachments)19,000 kg (41,800 lb)